FAU Presents the Fifth Annual Repertory Dance Theatre Ensemble
BOCA RATON, Fla. (January 10, 2013) – Florida Atlantic University’s department of theatre and dance in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents the 2013 Repertory Dance Theatre Ensemble on Friday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2 at 1 and 7 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 3 at 1 p.m. Performances will take place in the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Single tickets are $20, FAU faculty, staff and alumni are $16, FAU students are $12 and group prices are available. Tickets can be purchased at www.fauevents.com or 1-800-564-9539.
The University’s professional dance company is comprised of four permanent dancers – Clarence Brooks, Susan Fulks, Stacee Lanz, and Monica Orozco – who, along with guest dancers Chetachi Egwu and members of REACH: A Dance Theater Collective, will perform works by established and emerging Florida-based choreographers. The concert includes Kristin Bender Polizzi’s hilarious “Enclosed Encounter,” Michael Foley’s beautifully poignant “Flor,” Clarence Brooks’ “Skin Full of Stories” about tattoo culture at FAU, and Shana Perkins’ world premiere about gratitude.
-FAU-Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of three signature themes – marine and coastal issues, biotechnology and contemporary societal challenges – which provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.